Inguna Skadiņa BIOGRAPHY

Inguna Skadiņa is a professor at the Faculty of Computing of University of Latvia (UL). She has been working for over 30 years on language technologies for less resourced languages. Her current research interests include language resources and tools, human-computer interaction and natural language understanding. I.Skadiņa is a national coordinator of CLARIN research infrastructure in Latvia. She is also chief scientific officer of the language technology company Tilde and senior researcher at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, UL. I. Skadiņa has led and participated in many EU and nationally funded projects related to language technologies. Her current research activities include scientific coordination of large scale national project “Multilingual Artificial Intelligence Based Human Computer Interaction” and participation in two EU funded projects: European Language Equality (ELE) and Stairway to AI. I.Skadiņa is the author of more than 70 research publications. She is a member of several professional organisations, expert of the Latvian Council of Sciences.